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Chocolate Cream Bonbons

My grandmother gave me this tasty recipe when I was a girl. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of her huge kitchen and all the delicious treats she made. —Joan Lewis, Reno, Nevada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup ground pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, pecans, milk and butter. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. (If balls are too soft to dip, place in the freezer for a few minutes first.)
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 84 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 11mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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